Social networking has become an everyday aspect of everyone’s life in this day and age. With the introduction of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, among others, social media is being utilised for various reasons. Social media is used in every aspect of life, from sharing photographs to advertising multiple products. As a result, many cricketers are pretty active on social media. So let have a look at the Top 5 players with the most social media following.
Top 5 players with the most social media following
5. Suresh Raina
This should be unsurprising given Suresh Raina’s recent absence from international cricket. However, this does not appear to have discouraged his popularity on social media, where he has amassed a total of 40.1 million followers across platforms. Raina’s primary social media platform is Twitter, where he has 19.1 million followers. The southpaw has almost 17.6 million Instagram followers, while his official Facebook profile has 3.4 million followers.
4. Rohit Sharma
The ‘Hitman’ cannot be missed out of this list because he is one of today’s most famous cricketers. Rohit Sharma has 19.4 million Twitter followers and over 13.9 million Facebook fans. Rohit is also quite active on Instagram, with 20.8 million followers.
3. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
After only Kohli and Tendulkar, the most successful Indian skipper, is the third most following cricketer on social media. Dhoni has 67.5 million followers across social media platforms, including 21.2 million on Facebook alone. On the other side, the 2011 World Cup-winning team captain has 8.3 million and 35.3 million followers on Twitter and Instagram, respectively.
2. Sachin Tendulkar
The ‘God’ of cricket’ is second on the list of most followed cricketers on social media, with 96.4 million followers. Sachin Tendulkar has almost 36 million Twitter followers and 28.6 million Facebook fans. On Instagram, the master has 31.8 million followers.
1. Virat Kohli
Indian skipper Virat Kohli is the most famous person on social networks. Kohli has a total of 241.6 million followers on social media. He is most popular on Instagram, then on Facebook and Twitter. He has 159 million Instagram followers and 38.7 and 43.9 million Facebook and Twitter followers, correspondingly.